Vice President Of Finance

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA USA
  • Date Posted: August 28, 2021

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    Vice President of Finance & Operations
    Remote, USA

    FPG Cyber is currently recruiting for a VP of Finance & Operations, for our well-respected client; an innovative Cyber Application Workload Protection firm. This role is fully remote, occasionally working out of our client’s offices in Palo Alto, CA or Boston, MA, USA. After recently acquiring significant investment, they’re now scaling-up & growing rapidly. Their multi-award-winning software is taking the Full-Stack Application Protection world by storm, with Real-Time Detection, Server Endpoint Protection, Memory Attack Protection & Zero-Day Attack. This is an awesome opportunity to excel your career, if you’re excited about joining a growing team & taking them on a brand-new journey, with the opportunity to drive decision-making, then this role is for you.

    The Role:

    The ideal candidate will become a key addition to our client’s Finance and Operations team, as they continue to scale up & build out a high performing financial and FP&A function, developing processes that scale for a high growth company. You will play a role in driving budgeting forecasts, process reporting and on occasion analysis to companywide decision making. This position reports directly to the CEO and involves working with other senior leaders in the financial operations of our client

    Primary Responsibilities:

    – Consolidate, manage, and run the annual financial planning process & maintain long-range financial planning
    – Ensure best practices is adhered to & maintained
    – Lead monthly forecasting processes, including actuals vs forecast & budget variance analysis
    – Organize KPIs with cross functional teams in Financial Ops, R&D Ops, Marketing & Corporate Control
    – Improve and Develop our client’s revenue forecast model
    – Take ownership for expense forecasting/planning by developing strong relationships with various leaders throughout the organization
    – Recommend and implement financial model improvements to drive forecasting accuracy
    – Update & Maintain 3-statement modeling (income statement, balance sheet& cash flow forecasting)
    – Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for CFO, Senior Management, Investors & the Board of Directors
    – Work closely with the accounting team to support close activities and ensure forecast incorporates appropriate accounting policies
    – Become the main POC (Point of Contact) for all of our clients financial strategy, a leader in ad-hoc analysis & relevant external relations, such as; fundraising, negotiating contract & evaluating prospective partnerships

    Job Requirements:

    – BSc/Ba in Finance, Business, Accounting or related field required; MBA preferred
    – 5-7 years of hands-on experience working with Security research teams, preferably in a B2B environment
    – 7 years of relevant Finance experience – ideally working in a high-growth technology and or SaaS business
    – Knowledge & understanding of GAAP and financial metrics
    – Experience from a Management Consultancy, Investment banking, and private equity will also be considered
    – Proven ability to build strong cooperative working relationships with business partners
    – Trusted & objective mentor and advisor
    – Ability to bring structure to ambiguous areas of opportunity
    – Ability to strive in a fast-moving environment

    Start date is = immediate (notice period accepted for the right candidates) please forward your resumes to: Tom Layzell at FPG Cyber: tlayzell@firstpointgroup.com (202) 972 4320